Fairy tern, Sternula nereis
This male offers a fish to the female in the hope of mating; usually the fish is exchanged during mating. The female quickly left once she got the fish. Fairy terns face many threats, which include loss of nesting habitat due to coastal development.
Mandurah Estuary, Mandurah, Western Australia
Canon 1DX Mk II, Canon 500 f4 II IS with 1.4x extender, 1/3200, f/7.1, ISO 800, handheldby Shelley Pearson, Western Australia